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    U.S. Imposes Sanctions On ‘Putin’s Bridge’ To Crimea
    Oct23

    U.S. Imposes Sanctions On ‘Putin’s Bridge’ To Crimea

    Companies building a multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea, a project close to the heart President Vladimir Putin, were targeted by the United States in an updated sanctions blacklist on Thursday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Hannah Arendt statue unveiled in Budapest
    Oct23

    Hannah Arendt statue unveiled in Budapest

    (JTA) –- The mayor of a district of Budapest unveiled a bust of the Jewish-American philosopher Hannah Arendt at an event commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Laszlo Hajdu, mayor of Budapest’s 15th District and a politician for the Democratic Coalition, a left-wing opposition party, unveiled the bust on...

    All welcome to Aqaba: Jordan welcomes Ukrainian tourists under new charter flight agreement
    Oct23

    All welcome to Aqaba: Jordan welcomes Ukrainian tourists under new charter flight agreement

    Some 167 passengers arrived in Aqaba on Saturday on the first charter flight from Ukraine under a new agreement to boost tourism, the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) said. Under the agreement, signed by Jordan Experience and the Ukraine’s Feerie Travel, weekly charter flights will be operated from Kiev to Aqaba’s King Hussein International...

    First charter flight from Kiev arrives in Aqaba
    Oct23

    First charter flight from Kiev arrives in Aqaba

    Bahaa Al Deen Al NawasAqaba – Some 167 passengers arrived in Aqaba on Saturday on the first charter flight from Ukraine under a new agreement to boost tourism, the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) said. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s “Compatriots”
    Oct23

    Putin’s “Compatriots”

    Damir Marusic sat down with scholar Agnia Grigas to discuss her new book on Putin’s policies. Below is an edited transcript.Damir Marusic for TAI: Tell us a little bit about the book Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire, and what you set out to do in writing it. Agnia Grigas: I set out to write this book in early 2014 with the aim of...

    Gay rights progress faces Europe backlash: activists
    Oct23

    Gay rights progress faces Europe backlash: activists

    NICOSIA: ILGA-Europe conference-goers in Nicosia said hate speech and the scapegoating of LGBTI campaign groups were fuelling a rise in attacks across Europe -AFP photo Europe has made enormous progress on gay rights since the 1990s, but those gains are now being threatened by rising intolerance, according to activists from across the continent....

    Radio listeners mourn passing of Live 88.5 DJ Katfish Morgan
    Oct22

    Radio listeners mourn passing of Live 88.5 DJ Katfish Morgan

    Michel Maisonneuve knew before most folks that his kid brother would be using his wits and voice to make a living. “He was a blabbermouth, even as a kid,” Maisonneuve laughs, recalling breakfasts in the family home when the kid who would adopt the radio moniker “Katfish Morgan”, would regale the table with non-stop chatter. “I’d complain to...

    What the Reykjavik summit can tell us about the “new Cold War” 30 years later
    Oct22

    What the Reykjavik summit can tell us about the “new Cold War” 30 years later

    FILE – In this May 24, 1985, file photo, President Ronald Reagan works at his desk in the oval office of the White House as he prepares a speech on tax revision. In an editorial published on June 2, 2016, the San Diego Union-Tribune urged Republican readers to write-in Reagan instead of voting for Donald Trump in California’s GOP...

    1800s Estonian frat bros put on classy and elegant drag shows
    Oct22

    1800s Estonian frat bros put on classy and elegant drag shows

    …More about Fraternity, Transvestite, Crossdressing, Drag, and History …read more Source:...

    In West Bank Hamlet, Ukrainian Brides Help Samaritan Faith Stay Afloat
    Oct22

    In West Bank Hamlet, Ukrainian Brides Help Samaritan Faith Stay Afloat

    Ukrainian women are coming to the rescue of the ancient Samaritan community in the West Bank, whose numbers have dwindled to fewer than 1,000. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...